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The Grave, a poem
Bensley for R. H. Gromek, London 1808 - 1808, First Edition with Blake's illustrations, engraved by Schiavonetti. Hardcover, large 4to (13.75 x 11.25 inches),possible large paper edition in 1840-50's half-leather with marbled boards. Complete with 12 engraved plates plus frontis of Blake. Leather spine and corners with light wear, and faint remnants of past restoration. Previous owner's small bookplate on the front pastedown. Minor foxing to margins. 36 pp. poem, complete with illustrations, Blake's dedication to the Queen, list of subscribers and a 4 page prospectus for an illustrated edition of 'Canterbury Tales' in the rear. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
Last Found On: 2014-10-29           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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